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Engineering Ethics Discussion/Training

December 20, 2012
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Location: TA-3, Bldg. 4200, Rm. 101A (Los Alamos Research Park, 1st Floor, Access Grid Conference Room)

An Ethics Discussion/Training is part of the Engineering Seminar series hosted by local professional engineering organizations and the Engineering Institute. Two hours of continuing education credits applicable to Professional Engineering licensure will be available.

Topic:  Review of an article from the journal of Science and Engineering Ethics.  The particular paper to be discussed is Applying the Rules of Just War Theory to Engineers in the Arms Industry, Aaron Fichtelberg, Science and Engineering Ethics (2006) 12, 685-700.

The paper can also be found through the LANL library

Agenda:  A moderator will attend to initiate the discussion.  Each attendee will provide one or two comments (depending on the number of attendees) about the paper, followed by general discussion.

Training Credit:  Certificates for 2 hours of ethics training will be available to those that sign up for “credit”.  The process assumes 1 hour of preparation time reading the paper and preparing comments, and 1 hour of participation.

Reservations:  RSVP and participation are required to receive a Training Credit certificate.  RSVP to Josephine Olivas, jojo@lanl.gov.  Reminder emails will be sent December 18.  Reservations are not required if a certificate is not needed. 

For more information contact Michael Steinzig, steinzig@lanl.gov, 667-5772 or Chuck Farrar, farrar@lanl.gov, 663-5330. 

Hosted by the National Security Education Center Engineering Institute

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